Vendor Voice

  • Celfocus Global Inspiration Day
    Vendor Voice

    Celfocus: Agile mindset and precision key to digitalisation

    2021-06-14T10:34:00Z

    In an interview with Telefónicawatch , Paulo Trigo, CEO of European telco SI Celfocus, outlines a belief that operators must think more nimbly as they engage in strategic transformation programmes. IT implementation needs greater influence to enable digital transformation. Agile is more than a buzzword and ...

  • Blue Planet urges operators to take the digital leap
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    Blue Planet urges operators to take the digital leap

    2021-06-14T10:15:00Z

    In interviews with Telefónicawatch, senior figures at Blue Planet discussed learnings from the vendor’s journey towards the digitalisation of services by carriers. Standards provide vital safety net as industry digitalises incrementally and telcos must act collectively to establish a vision. Old thinking on customer relationships and ...

  • VV Teradata 20210305 Universe19-Mon-General-Session-66
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    Teradata: telco leaders must step up to seize data opportunity

    2021-03-24T11:41:00Z

    Breaking down silos to seamlessly orchestrate data can deliver a virtuous circle of customer improvement and operational efficiency, presenting a springboard for a strategic reboot. In adopting tech sector business models, telcos have yet to fully grasp the value of their data assets, with coordination acting as a ...

  • Nutanix: Silicon Valley oblivious to emerging telco renaissance
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    Nutanix: Silicon Valley oblivious to emerging telco renaissance

    2020-12-24T10:33:00Z

    Nutanix’s Tarkan Maner discusses with Vodafonewatch his take on the evolution of the cloud services sector, and the way in which digital transformation efforts demand a fundamental re‑think of the misbalanced relationship between telecoms and technology players. Sector veteran Maner predicts telco fightback in the hyperscaler blind ...

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    Salesforce Industries: bringing cloud Vlocity to telco CX

    2020-11-26T11:47:00Z

    As the CRM giant sharpens its focus on telco transformation, Salesforce Industries highlights the need for operators to lose legacy baggage, embrace cultural change, and focus on collaboration to move at digital pace. Experience of acquisition Vlocity demonstrates three trends in telco transformation, from gradual evolution to enthusiastic ...

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    F5: telcos need allies for digital leap forward

    2020-10-16T15:47:00Z

    In an interview with BTwatch, key figures from F5’s European operations discuss the application security service provider’s relationship with BT Group in the wake of securing a place on the telco’s streamlined list of 15 certified security partners. Richard Holben, the vendor’s BT Global Account Manager, and Ian ...

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    Suppliers & SCM

    Interview: NETSCOUT’s journey across telco border

    2020-03-25T15:08:00Z

    Massachusetts, US-based vendor tapping into themes of cloud infrastructure, cost efficiency, and churn reduction. Lightening of product portfolio, through disaggregation, enabling expansion into new use-cases around security, CX, bid data, and enterprise IoT. Cost-conscious Vodafone an early mover on shift away from integrated hardware/software.

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    ADVA: Taking on the heavyweights in an evolving market

    2020-02-04T17:01:00Z

    Increasingly bullish vendor aiming to build on core strategic contract wins with BT to change its image and bring the spotlight onto its software and solutions portfolio in a virtualising environment. Major vendors still possess heavyweight advantages, but ADVA leveraging agility and reflexes of a middleweight champion. ...

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    Network & Infrastructure

    Mavenir’s Cantarelli on OpenRAN vision

    2019-10-25T14:42:00Z

    Vision of new flexibility and optionality in operator RAN deployments; not just a cost-slicer. 5G piece to be added to OpenRAN by end of 2019; vendors position for network densification role. Operators still to adapt themselves culturally and organisationally to exploit OpenRAN changes.